- Trip Destination: Around Kathmandu Valley
- Program Type: Land,
- Activities: Hiking,
- Start Trip: Kathmandu,
- End Trip: kathmandu,
- Best Season: any time of the year,
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Phulchowki hill is located in the south east of Kathmandu valley and popular for romantic views, different species of birds and lowers. Phulchowki is the highest hill among the surrounding hills of Kathmandu valley where you can take enjoy of snow in the winter season. Phulchowki hill is 20 km. Far from Kathmandu city and there are two ways to reach to Phulchowki hill. If you want quite long walk around the hills of Kathmandu valley you can go to Phulchowki hill through Namobuddha. But if you are hurry and want short walk to reach to Phulchowki you can go direct ascend from Godawori. Phulchowki hill is surrounded by the dense forest of the different plants including Rhododendron. Because of this beautiful and dense forest different species of birds and butterflies and some animals can be found in Phulchowki hill. In beautiful forest of the Phulchowki hill you can see the different kinds of birds such as the Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Yellow-browed Tit, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Red-billed Leiothrix, Whiskered Yuhina, Besra, Bronzed and Racket-tailed Drongos, Greater Yellow nape, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Nepal Cutia, Ultramarine Flycatcher, and Black-winged Cuckoo shrike. There is the shrine of Phulchowki Mai; guardian goddess on the top of the Phulchowki hill. If you happen to trek on this route in March-April or in July and August you might have a chance to watch the month-long annual religious festival held at the shrine to Phulchoki Mai in March-April, and some other major festivals on the full moon days in July and August every year.
At that time, Nepalese masse from the surrounding areas, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and other towns and villages visit the Phulchoki. Moreover you will get eye pleasing views of Kathmandu valley, small green hills and typical Nepalese villages can be seen from Phulchowki hill. During Phulchowki hill trek you can also visit to one marvel factory and Godawori botanical garden in Godawori.
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Patricia | October 2012 Everest Base Camp Private Trek
I have been trekking with Simbir in the Everest area (Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar) during October 2012. I can only recommend Simbir hardly enough. He is a super good guide. He has many years of experience doing trekkings around Nepal, and he is extremely prepared for doing your trip, the best trip in the world. Besides that, ... Read MoreView All Testimonials